Sustainable Cleaning Products, Innovation & Markets,

09 Dec, 2021

About our Event Speakers

We pride ourselves in presenting to you accomplished leaders, authors and advocates with strong track records of achievement and vision in a wide array of backgrounds, professional fields and life experiences. We believe you will benefit from their years of knowledge and experience and also from the latest thinking and innovative processes driving individuals and organizations forward.

Speakers at this Event

Ms. Babette Pettersen

Ms. Babette Pettersen

Vice President - Europe

LanzaTech

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Ms. Babette Pettersen

Ms. Babette Pettersen

Vice President - Europe

LanzaTech

AGENDA SESSION

CO2 RECYCLING FOR CARBONSMART CLEANING

Day 1 [Thu 09, December], at 03:50 PM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/WEB211276/speakers/BabettePettersen.jpgBabette is the VP Europe for LanzaTech, a pioneer in carbon capture technology that turns waste streams into ethanol that can be used for fuels and chemicals.


Before joining LanzaTech, Babette was Director of Business Development at Ginkgo Bioworks, an early stage leader ins ynthetic biology. Prior to this, Babette was the Chief Business Development Officer at Capricorn Venture Partners, a European manager of venture capital and equity funds, Chief Commercial Officer for BioAmber, a market leader in renewable chemicals, and VP New Business Development for Performance Materials at Royal DSM. Prior to this, Babette held Marketing & New Business Development roles in different industry groups for over 20 years at Dow Corning.


Babette has a BSc in Biology from Wellesley College, USA and an MBA from INSEAD, France.

Ms. Catalina Flores

Ms. Catalina Flores

Research Analyst

Euromonitor International

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Ms. Catalina Flores

Ms. Catalina Flores

Research Analyst

Euromonitor International

AGENDA SESSION

FUTURE OF CLEANING PRODUCTS IN THE AMERICAS: FROM BREAKING SILO WALLS TO GLORIFIED FRUGALITY IN INNOVATION AND CONSUMER REACH

Day 1 [Thu 09, December], at 02:50 PM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/WEB211276/speakers/CatalinaFlores.jpgCatalina Flores is a Research Analyst at Euromonitor International. Catalina is based in Euromonitor’s Chicago office. In her role, Catalina does research for the Home & Technology research group, including her focus on Home Care industry. She is in direct and regular contact with key industry players providing industry forecast and strategic insights about industry and consumer trends.

 

Before joining Euromonitor, she worked in marketing and research at OverNorth, a senior executive recruitment firm in Chicago. Originally from the south of Chile, Catalina attained a BA in Communications (Cum Laude) at Universidad Alberto Hurtado in Santiago. While in Santiago, she wrote as a politics journalist for the oldest newspaper in the Spanish language, El Mercurio.

Mr. Kevin Luo

Mr. Kevin Luo

Senior Research Associate - Microbial Cleaning

Novozymes

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Mr. Kevin Luo

Mr. Kevin Luo

Senior Research Associate - Microbial Cleaning

Novozymes

AGENDA SESSION

RETHINK CLEAN WITH ACTIVE PROBIOTICS

Day 1 [Thu 09, December], at 04:10 PM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/WEB211276/speakers/KevinLuo.jpgKevin is a Senior Research Associate with the Household Care – Microbial Cleaning team at Novozymes. For the last several years he has been involved with the development of various microbial-based technologies, and is currently focused on sharing the wonders of probiotics with market leaders who drive innovation in the cleaning industry.

 

Kevin holds a B.S. in chemistry from UNC-Chapel Hill, and a M.S. in chemistry from UC San Diego.

Dr. Andre Chieffi

Dr. Andre Chieffi

R&D Senior Manager

Reckitt

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Dr. Andre Chieffi

Dr. Andre Chieffi

R&D Senior Manager

Reckitt

AGENDA SESSION

HYGIENE & CLEANING PRODUCTS INNOVATION & MARKET TRENDS

Day 1 [Thu 09, December], at 02:30 PM

PROFILE

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Mr. Greg Smith

Mr. Greg Smith

Vice President, Sales & Marketing

Locus Performance Ingredients

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Mr. Greg Smith

Mr. Greg Smith

Vice President, Sales & Marketing

Locus Performance Ingredients

AGENDA SESSION

FUTURE OF NEXT GENERATION BIOSURFACTANTS IN CLEANING PRODUCTS

Day 1 [Thu 09, December], at 04:35 PM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/WEB211276/speakers/GregSmith.jpgGreg Smith is Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Locus Performance Ingredients (LPI).  LPI produces Biosurfactants via fermentation and has launched their Personal Care, INCI compliant- Ferma® S and their TSCA compliant – Amphi™ M.  Greg joined LPI in December of 2019 and helped bring the company and products to market by August of 2020.  Today, Greg is leading the LPI sales and marketing team to deliver the biosurfactant solutions to consumer brands in Home and Personal Care.


Prior to joining LPI, Greg worked for Croda for 15 years.  During that time, he was Sales and Marketing Director in North America leading the Home Care and other Performance Products businesses.  Earlier in his career, Greg worked for OxyChem and their Lyondell/Equistar JV for 15 years. 


“Sustainability is driving our Industry forward”, Greg Says, “and bringing the biosurfactant renaissance to life is a great way make a positive impact for people, for brands and for the planet!”

Dr. Dorota Sendor-Müller

Dr. Dorota Sendor-Müller

Head of Product Development - Automatic Dish Washing & Powder

Mibelle Group

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Dr. Dorota Sendor-Müller

Dr. Dorota Sendor-Müller

Head of Product Development - Automatic Dish Washing & Powder

Mibelle Group

AGENDA SESSION

TURNING WASTE CARBON INTO SUSTAINABLE CLEANING PRODUCTS

Day 1 [Thu 09, December], at 03:10 PM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/WEB211276/speakers/Dorota.jpgDr. Dorota is leader of R&D ADW & Powder team with over 15 years of experience in the international industrial and institutional B2B cleaning markets. Her responsibility is to shape the strategic goal of the Mibelle Group, which is an innovation leader in the personal and home care industry. This goal required ongoing adjustments and changes, both in manufactured washing and cleaning products as well as in organisation culture. Dorota anticipates the needs of the customer, secure delivery of solutions with customer added-value for automatic dish washing and sustainability within time/cost plans and alignments with corporate R&D portfolio.

 

Dorota holds a doctorate degree in chemistry from the Jagiellonian University of Cracovia. She also received Executive Master of Business Administration (2017), Alexander of Humboldt Scholarship (2006) and Roman Herzog Research Grant Hertie Foundation (2004). She is a Co-author of books and has over 50 patents.

Mr. Mark Smerznak

Mr. Mark Smerznak

Vice President, R&D - Fabric and Home Care, and New Business

P&G

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Mr. Mark Smerznak

Mr. Mark Smerznak

Vice President, R&D - Fabric and Home Care, and New Business

P&G

AGENDA SESSION

ACCELERATING SUSTAINABLE INNOVATION AT P&G

Day 1 [Thu 09, December], at 02:05 PM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/WEB211276/speakers/MarkSmerznak.jpgMark Smerznak is a member of P&G China leadership team and is the General Manager of P&G Technology (Beijing) Co. Ltd. (P&G Beijing Innovation Centre).  In that capacity, he oversees P&G’s Research and Development operations in China.  As a Scientist, Mark leads P&G’s R&D program for the Asia Pacific and China Fabric Care businesses, and the New Business program for China. 

 

He has global R&D responsibilities for Fabric Care New Platforms, Materials for the Fabric and Home Care Sector and P&G Chemicals and Surfactants.  Mark has been with P&G for 27 years and located in Beijing for over 16 years.   Mark holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania and a B.S. in Economics (Finance) from the Wharton School of Business.

David J Smith

David J Smith

Director

DJS Process Consulting Limited

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David J Smith

David J Smith

Director

DJS Process Consulting Limited

AGENDA SESSION

Chairman’s Welcome & Introduction

Day 1 [Thu 09, December], at 02:00 PM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/WEB211276/speakers/DavidSmith.jpgDavid is a Chartered Engineer, European Certified Engineer and a Fellow of the institution of Chemical Engineers with over 32 years Industrial experience in roles ranging from R&D to plant design. His career started at Procter & Gamble where he was heavily involved in new process and product development, process design, commissioning, process optimisation and trouble shooting within a global environment. He is an inventor on 19 granted patents. David then moved in to consultancy where he actively supports new product innovation, process development & scale-up through to the management of projects relating to new, state of the art factories, currently in both China and America.